Happy Belated Birthday, Charles!

Yes, Mr Dickens would’ve been 200 years old earlier this week (Tuesday in fact – sorry I’m late!). I wonder what he would have thought of 2012 if he could take a peek? His books are gernerally believed to be just as relevant today as they were in...

It all ends…

Readers of the blog will be glad to know I have now seen the final episode of the Harry Potter series, which was absolutely amazing and well worth the wait (and the sobs). Leaving the cinema, I felt slightly bereft – as if a really good friend had moved away....

Harry Potter fever!

Have you been caught up in Harry Potter fever this week? I have yet to see the final installment (am I the only one?!) but can’t wait. 10 years, 7 books, 8 films. And of course the phenomonen is not just in Harry’s native UK – the books have been...